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Publication numberUSD494458 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/172,856
Publication date17 Aug 2004
Filing date18 Dec 2002
Priority date18 Dec 2002
Publication number172856, 29172856, US D494458 S1, US D494458S1, US-S1-D494458, USD494458 S1, USD494458S1
InventorsThomas V. Aukzemas, Edward A. McCormack
Original AssigneeSouthco, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Low profile captive screw
US D494458 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a low profile captive screw, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a captive screw of the present invention with a Philips driver recess.

FIG. 2 is a bottom view of the captive screw of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view of the captive screw of FIG. 1, the captive screw having a knob, a ferrule, a sleeve and a screw, showing the captive screw with the screw threads in a fully extended configuration, the remaining sides being identical.

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view of the captive screw of FIG.1, showing the captive screw with the screw threads in a fully contracted configuration, the remaining sides being identical.

FIG. 5 is a perspective view of the captive screw of FIG. 1, showing the captive screw with the screw threads in a fully extended position; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the captive screw of FIG. 1, showing the captive screw with the screw threads in a fully contracted position.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Huck International, Inc., "Captive Fasteners & Rivetless Nut Plates," Huck 1996 Catalog, 11 pp. (California, 90712).
2Huck International, Inc., Deutschester, Press-in Captive Screw, Floating Retractable, 1 pg., (Lakewood, CA 1994).
3Kanebridge Corp., 1994 Catalog, pp. 1, 111, 211-214, 245-246 (New Jersey).
4Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp., Fastener Guide-Pem's 1996 Catalog, 10 pp. (Danboro, PA).
Referenced by
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US7278809 *14 Nov 20069 Oct 2007Southco, Inc.Telescopic captive fastener
US7344345 *27 May 200418 Mar 2008Southco, Inc.Captive shoulder nut having spring tie-down
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/387